Oscar-nominated animator Henry Selick and director Penelope Spheeris will present at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 37th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony on Saturday, June 12, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Seth MacFarlane will sing with a 24-piece jazz band, Influence Jazz Orchestra, for a charity concert.
On a Full Forum Super-Seven-Student Panelpalooza, Joel and Alan survey animation students who study animation at Boston's extra-prestigious School of the Museum of Fine Arts about their likes, dislikes, and the future of future animation futures. During the course of the discourse, many fundamental life questions are questioned; what's the best way to animate glitter raining down on a stripping cat?, would you really give up your right pinky for the abilities of a changeling?, how can one take a shower in the classroom?, and most importantly, can Hamburger Helper help you to help yourself?
I was invited to the red carpet premiere of MARMADUKE at the annual surf dog beach party held at San Diego’s Imperial Beach on May 22, 2010, and interviewed director Tom Dey and voice talents Owen Wilson (Marmaduke) and George Lopez (Carlos the cat). I give Marmaduke 3.5 starfish. It is packed with humor, romance, and action.
HEAT VISION reports that Jeremy Renner is in closing talks to play Hawkeye in Joss Whedon's THE AVENGERS for Marvel Studios.
John Carpenter has been set to direct FANGLAND for Sriram Das and Blumhouse Productions, reports ComingSoon.net.
Stephen Graham (PUBLIC ENEMIES) has been hired to play Capt. Jack Sparrow's sidekick in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES, reports VARIETY.
Warner Bros. Pictures has announced today that the Academy Award–winning writer Dustin Lance Black will both write and direct the movie adaptation of Matt Kindt’s groundbreaking graphic novel, 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man.
Legendary Pictures has paid high-six-figures for CLASH OF THE TITANS scribe Travis Beacham's 25-page treatment PACIFIC RIM, reports Deadline.com.
Welcome to The Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum's MemorRADdaycal Weekendture Hiatus-Restus Episode-Reload BBQ R'nR'n-Stravagastic Ameri"can-of-beer" Party-bration Party-storm Party-Down Get-away Club! Join Joel, Alan, Myself, and my new love, Sam Olschan, in a hearts-across-the-globe citizen-fest of remembering, eating, traveling, economy-boosting, and kick-off-summering while we all rest our ears and grow fond our hearts 'til the brand new Epsiode 9 posting of the Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum podcast next Sunday! Until then, check out episodes 1-8 while you wait in traffic.
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Deadline.com reports that Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form have been hired to produce a new TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES feature for Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon.
Drew Pearce, who created the British superhero spoof series NO HEROICS, has been hired by Marvel Studios to write the screenplay for RUNAWAYS, reports Deadline.com.
Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures and Korea-based CJ Entertainment are developing three supernatural family films, including an adaptation of Neil Gaiman's THE GRAVEYARD BOOK, reports VARIETY.
Bruce Willis is in early negotiations to take the lead in Summit Ent.'s prison escape flick, THE TOMB, reports Deadline.com.
Warner Bros. and producers Joel Silver and Akiva Goldsman have tapped commercials director Carl Rinsch to helm their remake of LOGAN'S RUN, reports VARIETY.
Classic Media today announced the upcoming departure of Andrew Kerr, current EVP, International Marketing & Consumer Products.
Jeff Junge has been named Senior Vice President, Online Games and Digital Games Platforms, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it was announced today by Kevin Tsujihara, President, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.
The Pixel Farm Ltd (www.thepixelfarm.co.uk), a world-leading developer of image-processing systems for VFX, DI and restoration, has appointed former Avid and Autodesk sales manager Simon Brett as its new Operations Director, and Amy Beaman, from US reseller ALT Systems, as its new Aaccount Mmanager for the US.
The J-Pop/J-Rock presence at the Los Angeles Anime Expo continues to grow. Yes, Mano Erina will be attending the world premiere screening of her first film Kai-Ki: Tales of Terror from Tokyo. She will also be performing.